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Start a Home Care Business in New Jersey

There has never been a better time to start a home care business. The elderly population in the U.S. has been steadily increasing over the last decade. The U.S. Census Bureau has projected that seniors will make up 20% of the total population by 2030, with continued growth in the decades to come.

The home care industry is an appealing option for entrepreneurs and anyone who’s ready to trade in their 9-to-5 job for more meaningful work. The market is incredibly favorable for home care businesses, particularly those linked to a trusted brand.

Franchising offers a convenient route to enter this industry as you can benefit from established systems, name recognition, and the ongoing support of a successful home care business.

At Visiting Angels®, we have hundreds of successful home care franchises all over the country. If you want to start a home care business in New Jersey, read on to learn about our current franchising opportunities.

Available Locations to Start a Home Care Business

The Garden State has a population of 8,882,190 as of the most recent U.S. census. Currently, 16.6% of residents are 65 years or older. That number is likely to rise in line with the national average, which is currently 16.5%.

If you’re based in or looking to relocate to New Jersey, we have several promising locations where you can start your home care business in the state. These include:


Bordering Staten Island to the east, Linden is located in Union County and is considered part of the New York metro area. Per the last census, it’s home to more than 42,000 people, with an elderly population of 14.3%. The total population has risen by 4.5% since 2010 as the city draws new residents.

This location also serves neighboring Rahway, Roselle, Carteret, and Elizabeth.

New Brunswick

Slightly southwest of Linden is the city of New Brunswick, which boasts a population of approximately 55,000. The elderly community here makes up 5.9% of all residents. Given the city’s large and growing population, most of whom are currently of working age, this percentage is poised to increase substantially if it follows national trends.

This franchise location also serves East Brunswick, Helmetta, Milltown, Spotswood, Franklin Park, Milltown, South River, North Brunswick, and Highland Park.


Manalapan in Monmouth County has an estimated population of just over 39,000 residents. Its elderly population currently sits at 16.2% of total residents.

If you start a home care business at this location, you can also cater to clients in Monmouth Junction, Englishtown, Hightstown, Dayton, Cranbury, Plainsboro, Kendall Park, and Monroe Township.


Voorhees is located in Camden County in Southwest New Jersey. This township has a smaller total population of just over 29,000 people. However, seniors make up a substantial 20.1% of all residents.

In addition, the territory for this location includes Atco, Barrington, Berlin, West Berlin, Somerdale, Clementon, Lawnside, Gibbsboro, Glendora, Stratford, Magnolia, Runnemede, Sicklerville, and Waterford Works.

Learn More About Opening a Visiting Angels Franchise

When you’re ready to start a home care business, there’s no reason to go it alone. By buying into an established franchise like Visiting Angels, you can still enjoy the independence of business ownership but with considerably less risk.

To find out more about our franchise opportunities — and what it’s like to start a home care business with us — call Visiting Angels at 800-365-4189 or request details online.